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#Father's Rights

# fathers-rights - Saturday 23 December, 2017

Separated father: 'I will spend Christmas on my own, not seeing my children'
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# Read Me

Separated father: 'I will spend Christmas on my own, not seeing my children'

Dec 23rd 2017, 7:30 PM 88,423 Views 193 Comments

As my legal team told me at the time of the separation, this is what I signed up for when I got married. Unfortunately nobody told me that before I signed the marriage register.

# fathers-rights - Sunday 29 January, 2017

'I witnessed abominable prejudice and abuse in the family courts. I had to keep fighting for my kids'
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# Father's Rights

'I witnessed abominable prejudice and abuse in the family courts. I had to keep fighting for my kids'

Jan 29th 2017, 8:30 PM 27,143 Views 77 Comments

Divorced dads have a legal right to their kids, but the emotional maelstrom of marital breakdown and a family court system that favours mothers means it doesn’t always happen.

# fathers-rights - Saturday 19 November, 2016

Dispossessed dads: ‘Fathers are second-class parents and given limited access to children’
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# International Men's Day

Dispossessed dads: ‘Fathers are second-class parents and given limited access to children’

Nov 19th 2016, 8:20 AM 13,470 Views 72 Comments

Separated dads are getting a raw deal when it comes to custody arrangements and it’s hurting children most, writes Dr Roisin O’Shea.

# fathers-rights - Sunday 14 February, 2016

Fathers have rights and they just got a lot stronger this year
# Opinion
# Opinion

Fathers have rights and they just got a lot stronger this year

Feb 14th 2016, 1:00 PM 176,264 Views 57 Comments

There’s been a radical overhaul of father’s rights in areas of access, custody and guardianship.

# fathers-rights - Friday 20 March, 2015

The rights of unmarried fathers are being changed – but is it enough?
# Opinion
# Opinion

The rights of unmarried fathers are being changed – but is it enough?

Mar 20th 2015, 8:00 AM 5,254 Views 43 Comments

Unmarried fathers in Ireland need greater clarity when it comes to their rights

# fathers-rights - Friday 18 July, 2014

Opinion: What will compulsory birth registration of unmarried fathers’ names mean for children?
# Families
# Families

Opinion: What will compulsory birth registration of unmarried fathers’ names mean for children?

Jul 18th 2014, 7:30 PM 3,130 Views 56 Comments

A child has a right to the identity of both parents, and radical new legislation seeks to underline this.

# fathers-rights - Thursday 10 July, 2014

New law would make it complusory for fathers' names to be included on birth certs
# Who's Your Daddy?
# Who's Your Daddy?

New law would make it complusory for fathers' names to be included on birth certs

Jul 10th 2014, 5:24 PM 42,230 Views 186 Comments

The new Bill has been described as “the most important reform of family law for a generation”.

# fathers-rights - Thursday 16 January, 2014

Column: Tragic case of newborn boy highlights unmarried fathers' lack of rights
# Childbirth
# Childbirth

Column: Tragic case of newborn boy highlights unmarried fathers' lack of rights

Jan 16th 2014, 4:32 PM 1,702 Views 253 Comments

A Dublin hospital has secured a court order to withdraw life-support from a severely brain-damaged baby whose his young mother died after delivery. As the child’s parents were unmarried, the father was not deemed the legal guardian.

# fathers-rights - Monday 17 June, 2013

Fathers' rights group protests outside Taoiseach's home
# Courts
# Courts

Fathers' rights group protests outside Taoiseach's home

Jun 17th 2013, 8:21 PM 11,482 Views 141 Comments

The protesters said they were calling for transparency in family law courts in Ireland.

# fathers-rights - Thursday 13 June, 2013

Someone spraypainted a Father’s Day message on a portrait of the Queen
# London
# London

Someone spraypainted a Father’s Day message on a portrait of the Queen

Jun 13th 2013, 3:01 PM 18,237 Views 29 Comments

The 41-year-old man was arrested at Westminster Abbey over criminal damage to the portrait.

# fathers-rights - Monday 16 January, 2012

New law may make it compulsory to include father's name on birth cert

New law may make it compulsory to include father's name on birth cert

Jan 16th 2012, 5:05 PM 14,695 Views 94 Comments

A review of Ireland’s civil registration acts may make it compulsory for both parents’ details to be included on birth certs.

# fathers-rights - Saturday 31 July, 2010

Economic growth but a harsh budget, Ronan says 'shorry', and a prize bond jackpot
# Paperround
# Paperround

Economic growth but a harsh budget, Ronan says 'shorry', and a prize bond jackpot

Jul 31st 2010, 9:51 AM 257 Views 0 Comments

Paperround: Our guide to the pick of the Saturday press.